Research course

Art Media & Design

Institution
Canterbury Christ Church University · Faculty of Arts and Humanities
Qualifications
MA by research

Entry requirements

For the traditional research mode we expect applicants to have completed a very good final-year Dissertation, or to provide other evidence of strong research ability. For the practice-based mode we also expect applicants to have completed a very good final-year practice portfolio, or to provide other evidence of professional and technical ability sufficient to complete a practical project or portfolio. It is important to note that technical training will not be offered on the programme. International students whose first language is not English require an IELTS overall score of 7 with a 7 in reading and writing.

Months of entry

January, October

Course content

The Masters by Research in Media, Art and Design is offered via two modes:

  • A traditional research mode that consists of supervised academic study culminating in the submission of a thesis of 25,000-30,000 words.
  • A practice-based mode that consists of supervised work on a body of creative practice that culminates in the submission of a project or portfolio equivalent to 20,000-25,000 words, together with a reflective analysis of 5,000 words.

Department specialisms

The Masters by Research in Media, Art and Design is offered in a range of specialisms including: Animation Applied Art Cultural Studies Digital Media Film Fine Art Graphic Design Journalism Media and Communications Media Studies Photography Radio Television Web Design

Information for international students

International students whose first language is not English require an IELTS overall score of 7 with a 7 in reading and writing.

Fees and funding

Bursaries are available on a competitive basis for graduates of the university past and present.

Please contact Dr Chris Pallant chris.pallant@canterbury.ac.uk for the most current information regarding bursaries and how to apply for one if you are now finishing your undergraduate degree within the School of Media, Art and Design at Canterbury Christ Church University.

Qualification and course duration

MA by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months
distance learning
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Dr Chris Pallant
Email
chris.pallant@canterbury.ac.uk
Phone
01227 782701